Friday, February 25th—4:00pm-7:00pm                                       Special Recreation Facility, 6581 Revlon Drive, Belvidere, IL


Sunday, February 27th—11:00am-12:30pm                                    Doty Park (RACE SITE)




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9/1/21 – 11/25/21 - Early Registration Rate:              $20.00
11/26/21 – 2/6/22 - Tech Shirt/Swag Bag Guarantee:  $25.00
2/7/22 – 2/26/22  - Shirt/Swag Bag if Left:                 $30.00  2/27/22             - Race Day Registration                   $35.00


Children 5 & Under are free - no registration required.



Top male & female race finishers will receive a trophy. 


Male & female top 3 finishers for each age group
(5-12, 13-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49,
50-59, 60-69, 70 & older) will receive medals. 


Special race awards (oldest, youngest, turtle, most spirit) will receive certificate & prize.


Race day registration will be available from 11:00am-12:30pm for a fee of $35.00.  Race day registrants will receive a swag bag on a first come, first serve basis.  It is recommended for all to register prior to February 6th, to guarantee a t-shirt & complete swag bag.





The race will be limited to the Belvidere Park District Kishwaukee Riverfront paths.  The race will start on the bike path near the Doty Park Pavilion and continue across the river into the Belvidere Park.  Map shown above is an approximate course view of the 5K.  All paths are ADA accessible and will be cleared & salted if weather permits.  Course may be altered due to unforeseen circumstances.






Limited parking available: Doty park, at the boat launch off Burgess Street, throughout Belvidere Park, and along Locust Avenue.    

Parking may be available in local business lots.


Please abide by volunteers and street laws when parking. 







There will be a water station at approximately the 1.2 mile marker located at the left turn leading to the Baltic Mill.  The course will be marked with a sign for each completed mile. 







After completion of the race, you will have the opportunity to meet some of the Special Recreation's Pirate athletes that will be giving out post-race hugs.


All finishers will have the opportunity to enjoy snacks and hot cocoa. 






2023 Information Coming Fall of 2022